1. fuvlaun's Avatar
    Every time I have to use my Samsung galaxy S5, press the home button to restore the desktop screen and swipe to open, a message appears telling me about a battery saving app or something else then opens a webpage to buy or download an app.

    I've tried CCleaner and Avast to get rid of it but they do not find anything.
    I would have to press the return button several times to get back to my home-screen.

    What caused this and how can I get rid of it?
    01-07-2015 10:49 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! It's likely some annoying adware that was installed along with some app you installed--probably a game. You could try an app like Lookout's Ad-Network Scanner & Detector, but ultimately, you may have to uninstall apps one by one until the problem goes away.

    Try checking out the reviews on Google Play of all the apps you've installed, and see if anyone complains about adware.
    01-07-2015 10:57 PM
  3. AZgl1500's Avatar
    I had this happen in the first week of my having my S5... all of my downloads came from the Play Store, and none of them have Reviews saying anything about adware....

    I fought it for a week, and then did a Factory Reset and redid the phone from scratch.

    No problems since.
    01-08-2015 12:52 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    With Samsung devices, it could also be an app downloaded from the Galaxy Store as well.
    01-08-2015 01:35 AM

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